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Smart Start Resource Center

The Smart Start Resource Center (SSRC) is a lending library offering a variety of materials to support children ages 0-5 in their learning and development.

"It takes a big heart to shape little minds."

The Smart Start Resource Center (SSRC) is funded by the Alliance for Children and hosted by South Piedmont Community College. The SSRC offers a variety of materials to support children ages 0-5 in their learning and development. The SSRC is a lending library of more than 5,000 resources. Our staff is available to provide guidance to patrons as they choose materials.

The Smart Start Resource Center is available to:
• Child care providers and early interventionists who work in a licensed Union county childcare facility
• Families of children ages 0-5 who live or work in Union county
• SPCC students and staff.

Resources Include:

• Science kits and math games • Blocks and puzzles • Art utensils and music supplies • Books and thematic literature kits • Storytelling kits • Dramatic play items • Special need items • Manipulative materials • Curriculum resource books Resources Include: • Science kits and math games • Blocks and puzzles • Art utensils and music supplies • Books and thematic literature kits • Storytelling kits • Dramatic play items • Special need items • Manipulative materials • Curriculum resource books

Tuesdays: 3pm – 8pm

Wednesdays & Thursdays: 10am – 6pm

2nd & 4th Saturdays: 10am – 2pm

Please come by and visit! No appointment necessary.

Location: SPCC Mobile Unit 1 (marked as C1 on the map above)

4209 Old Charlotte Highway Monroe, NC

Pricing and Details

Yearly membership cost is $5 for up to 15 items checked out at a time. SPCC staff/students get a free membership for up to 5 items checked out at a time. NC Pre-K teachers get a free membership for up to 15 items checked out at a time.

Manager: Leigh Swann lswann@spcc.edu 704-290-5894

Assistant: Moesha Kilgo Parker mkilgo@spcc.edu 704-290-5894

Education Stars Program Director: Stacey Fleming sfleming@spcc.edu 704-993-2415

Email us: smartstartresourcecenter@gmail.com

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